|It’s party time and you may be looking
for an outfit to stun the neighbours. Do you want to be a lady of
distinction with a duchess wig and a mask to hide behind or are you
prepared to be the star of the party in a Tina Turner outfit complete
with a striking wig!
Wigs are in all shapes and styles, from a judges wig to King Charles
to afros and clown wigs etc.
Perhaps you want to be a pantomine character with a Cinderella wig
or Dandini with a gents court wig. Or maybe Aladdin with a coolie
hat , moustache and his magic lantern is more your style. Your partner
may want to hide behind a character mask with beard and false teeth.
Fancy dress parties have always been popular but at the present time
are the in thing., with themed parties such as Bad hair days, film
stars, medieval etc. Where you can wear wigs, moustaches, beards,
hats, teeth ,gloves, masks, feather boas all available to add to the
Hen and stag night parties are all catered for with a range of devil
horns, brides headdresses, L plates , handcuffs and fairy wings or
bunny girl sets. You may decide you want a theme for this special
occasion such as police women, gangster suits, short and sexy, or
you may simply want to dress up the bride or groom in something outrageous
such as a man fairy or panto dame.
the 1920’s flappers with their straight short dresses, feather
boas, strings of pearls and feathered headbands were the leaders
of fashion. War time costumes were very functional but the party
atmosphere could be created with bunting, flags, crepe paper and
balloons. The bunting would have been made out of old fabrics ,
bunting is now made available in water proof material suitable for
outdoors. Nation flags are also available as bunting. After the
war in the 1950’s it was fashionable to be a teddy boy with
drapes and crapes and boot lace ties. By the 1960’s flower
power hit the scene , CND medallions, headbands, flower leis, and
long hair wigs. Leading into The Beatles revolution with sergeant
pepper suits and round glasses. Mary Quant with her short black
and white dresses , caps, knee length boots and flick wig hair styles.
The 1970’s brought flares, afros, medallions , chest hair,
bright coloured costumes. All change in the 1980’s when punk
made an appearance with mohican hair cuts available in wigs. Punk
chokers, wrist bands and gloves, chains, safety pins and tattoos
to finish the complete look.
Your idea of fun may be a monster party with horror masks, fake
teeth and blood capsules, false finger nails, horror hands , knives
and axes with which help create mayhem. Hannibal Lector masks, scream
masks and other famous people such as Whoopi Goldberg and Madonna
are all available as masks to complete any characterisation . Character
accessories such as cigarette holders, glasses, eye brows, wigs,
tights, teeth, moustaches, noses, scars.
Children enjoy dressing up and can have great fun with face paints,
magician wands, masks, magic tricks and juggling balls. For children’s
parties there is a wide range of children’s disposable table
party ware such as Bob the Builder, Animals, Butterflies, My little
pony and Pooh bear. Even the adults are catered for with casino
range of table party ware. Balloons make an excellent decoration
for children’s parties for example: Balloon bouquets which
then can be given to the children with their party bags. Modelling
balloons can be used for entertaining guests.
Murder mystery parties are an in vogue way of entertaining your
friends costumes can be hired for each of the characters accerorise
to enhance your outfit such as wigs, beards, glasses, moustaches,
hats, feathers, fans, guns, swords, gloves, face paints, jewellery
Fund raising can be fun and rewarding to enhance the occasion bunting,
flags, face paints,, hats and skittles are all useful. Specialist
fundraising such as breast cancer with its pink theme can use pink
glitter wigs, pink tights, pink hats, pink bow ties etc. Red nose
day with red sponge noses, red wigs, red balloons make a real impact.